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Saturday, August 15th, 2015

Six die in wrecks during bloody week on Hays, Caldwell highways

A man died Friday morning when his motorcycle was struck by a passenger car on southbound Interstate 35 in Kyle. A day earlier, five people including a child were killed in a sports-utility vehicle rollover on Texas 130 near Mustang Ridge.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Walton Development names new regional president

Walton Development and Management, a subsidiary of a Calgary, Alberta-based international conglomerate, has named John Vick president of its South Central United States region.

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Weeks after unanimous OK, council tables H-E-B proposal

Ignoring a developer’s plea that delay could endanger his deal to sell land to H-E-B for a new store on McCarty Lane, the San Marcos City Council on Tuesday voted to table an ordinance that they approved...

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

P&Z clears way for H-E-B on McCarty Lane (with video)

The San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday approved alterations to a planned development district at the request of a developer who says H-E-B plans to build a new grocery store on the southeast corner of...

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Map: Proposed FM 110

About $5 million from Hays County's 2001 road bond project was dedicated to designing FM 110 and securing environmental clearance from federal authorities, including the Federal Highway Administration. With that head start, Hays County Commissioner Will Conley...

Friday, September 14th, 2012

Updated: Man killed in fiery crash on Texas 123

A fiery collision between a sports utility vehicle and a delivery truck claimed the life of a San Marcos man early Friday on Texas 123. Jesus Rene Natal, 38, of San Marcos was pronounced dead at the...

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

The List: Roads, trails Hays County wants in CAMPO master plan

In addition to keeping Texas 45 Southwest in the program, Hays County officials hope to add transportation projects totaling $473 million to the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization's 25-year master plan.

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Hays County commissioners ask CAMPO to keep SH 45 SW on the table

While fighting off Travis County's efforts to kill the awaited arterial into Austin, local leaders are seeking inclusion of $473 million in other transportation projects that include widening U.S. 290, Ranch Road 12, FM 150 and the...

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Map: Roads, intersections in county bond package

Roads included in the $207 million road bond package before voters in the Nov. 4 election.

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

Plans for Texas 21 may include tolls

A future widening of Texas 21, the heavily traveled highway that straddles nearly the entire length of the Hays-Caldwell counties line, could include toll lanes, a Texas Department of Transportation official now says.

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